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Moving on in Self-Publishing

12:15 - 13:30
Bath Festival of Literature. Details coming soon. 


Wulfsuna Book Signing

13:00 - 15:00

E S Moxon will be reading from her historical fiction debut Wulfsuna and selling/signing copies of her book.

Chance to win a free signed copy of Wulfsuna on the day.

There will also be a Saxon Warrior in 5th Century Germanic war-gear on guard!

The Big Comfy Bookshop, Far Gosford Street, Coventry, CV1 5ED


Roger Griffith's Book Launch

17:30 - 19:45

Roger Griffith will be launching his book My American Odyssey: From the Windrush to the White House.

Foyles, Cabot Circus, Bristol

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The Alchemist's Legacy Book Launch

18:30 - 19:30

An event to celebrate the launch of The Alchemist's Legacy by I S Hassan.

Print and bring along your ticket and be entered in to a free prize draw.

Foyles, Cabot Circus, Bristol

Register here.


Is Everyone Now a Publisher?

One-day course chaired by Dr Alison Baverstock. Faculty of Arts and Social Science, Kingston University. Tickets available here.


London Book Fair 2015

This year at Olympia. Come and see us on the IPG stand.


Wrexham Carnival of Words

Reading and rhymes festival in North Wales, including SilverWood's David Ebsworth, Helen Hollick and Richard Denning.

Click here for more information.


The Rocky Road to Democracy: From King John to Mayor George

09:45 - 16:15

Avon Local History & Archaeology Study Day

Lucienne Boyce will be giving a talk about the suffragettes as part of the day which will include sessions on the civil war, individual freedom in the eighteenth century, riots and reform.

Lecture Theatre 2B020, Frenchay Campus, University of the West of England, Coldharbour Lane, Bristol, BS16 1QY

£12 per person (£9 concessions)

Click here for more information.


David Ebsworth Virtual Book Tour


Writer Workshops with author David Ebsworth

As part of the Wrexham Carnival of Words there will be a series of workshops, presentations and networking opportunities at Wrexham Library for local writers or anybody interested in the process of writing.


The Bristol Suffragettes

10:30 - 12:30

Lucienne Boyce will be leading a walk about the Bristol Suffragettes on Sunday 10 May as part of the Bristol Walking Festival 2015. BWF takes place between 1 - 31 May 2015.

The walk starts from the Students' Union on Queen's Road at 10.30am and takes about one and a half - two hours.

Cost is £5 per person

For further information please click here


Writing Alternatively


Alternative history thriller writer Alison Morton and steampunk author Liesel Schwarz will discuss world building, their 'ideas factories’, female agency, and how to connect readers with those other realities.

Foyles, Cabot Circus, Bristol

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Time for Another? by Tim Davidson

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Annie's Story by Fenella Forster

The first book in 'The Voyagers' trilogy – a family saga stretching from 1913–2012.

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A collection of fables about the world as it is today.

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Janet investigates her father's experiences of World War Two in this fictionalised memoir.

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Three years after suffering a personal tragedy Pippa Lambton is crushed by grief, and she is about to face making one of the hardest decisions of her life…

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Hey God! by Peter St John

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